They already have sovereignty, Cipora. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 19.01.11 | 10:22 (IST)

    They can point to the 1947 Partition Plan which explicitely stated that sovereignty over this territory would came their way the moment that the Mandatory packed its bags and went home. What they lack is "authority", precisely because their sovereign territory has continuously been under one (Jordanian) or other (Israeli) belligerent occupation since the Mandatory packed its bags and went home. Occupation does not extinguish Sovereignty, Cipora, precisely because an "occupation" isn't a "conquest".

    from the article: Israel can't stop Palestinian independence
    First published 02:27 19.01.11 | Last updated 02:27 19.01.11
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